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e-ASIA Joint Research Programme


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RFx ID : 19493974
Tender Name : e-ASIA Joint Research Programme
Reference # :
Open Date : Thursday, 1 March 2018 9:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date : Thursday, 26 April 2018 1:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 85000000 - Healthcare Services
  • New Zealand
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Fiona Kenning
09 303 5208
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

The e-Asia joint research programme (JRP) and the HRC are seeking applications for funding through the e-Asia JRP. The call is open and the relevant documentation is available at the e-Asia website ( The HRC has $450,000 over three years available for one research project in the research field of infectious diseases or cancer.

The e-Asia JRP initiates and supports multilateral joint research programmes in the East Asian region. It aims to develop a vibrant and collaborative research community in science and technology; promote innovation in the East Asian region; and contribute to the region’s economic development. New Zealand, via the HRC, is a member of the programme. Other members of the e-Asia JRP participating in this opportunity include: Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Russia, Thailand, Myanmar and United States of America.

Eligibility criteria
This call asks for proposals focusing on one of two health research areas: infectious diseases or cancer research. To be eligible, New Zealand researchers must be involved in a collaboration and involve the participation of at least two other participating e-Asia members.

It is acceptable for the proposed research to be an ‘add on’ to an existing collaborative activity or a new research project.

More information can be found here: